Category: PPP-collaboration

Future Challenges for Plant Breeding and the Need for Plant Genetic Resources in Focus as NordGen Arranged PPP Conference

During two days, researchers and professionals working with genetic resources and plant breeding gather for a knowledge exchange within a Nordic context.

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Unique Collaboration Brings Academia and Private Actors Together to Improve the Nordic Potato Breeding

More than 300 potato varieties are part of the SustainPotato project, which aims to develop more robust and competitive Nordic potato varieties.

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Green trees framing a stony beach, a cold sea and snow-covered mountains.

NordGen participated in Tromsø meeting where Nordic ministers discussed food, agriculture, and resilience

The midnight sun was shining on the partly snow-covered mountains as ten Nordic ministers gathered in Tromsø today to discuss climate, resilience and preparedness.

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New Round of PPP-projects Approved

Three new projects have been approved in the fifth round of PPP-funding. The focus of the projects are spring wheat, phenotypic technology and apples.

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Public-Private Cooperation Aims at Finding Grasses Adapted to the Future Climate of the North

The PPP-project for pre-breeding of perennial ryegrass has led to new important discoveries for developing new forage plant varieties that can thrive in the future climate of the Nordic and Baltic regions.

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Rows of strawberry plants in a greenhouse.

PPP NORDFRUIT – for the Future of Nordic Strawberries and Apples

Did you know that apples and strawberries are the most important species within the fruit and berry production in the Nordic countries? PPP NORDFRUIT, a project within the Nordic Public-Private Partnership for Pre-breeding, is contributing to the important pre-breeding work. 

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The Nordic PPP-collaboration has Opened a New Call for Proposals on Pre-breeding Projects

On the 1st of June, the Nordic PPP-collaboration announces a call for new pre-breeding projects. Until the 15th of September, companies and public institutions can send in proposals for pre-breeding projects focusing on environmental and climate resilient crops through utilization...

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Private and Public Sectors Team up to Solve Agricultural Challenges

Today’s agriculture has some fundamental challenges ahead. Climate change is already upon us, we’re amidst a global decline in biodiversity and have to produce enough food for a growing population. As Nordic experts on plant breeding met in Malmö this...

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Nordic Ministers Focused on Green Transition at Meeting in Iceland

While Scandinavia and Finland could enjoy summer temperatures and a bright sun shining from a blue sky, Iceland invited to a ministers meeting accompanied by rain and a chilly wind. But the agricultural ministers were given a warm welcome to...

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Ett plus ett blir fem när privata företag och akademin samarbetar 

Tillsammans är vi starkare. Sällan har den frasen varit så relevant som när privata företag och akademiker i alla de nordiska länderna samarbetar kring växtförädling av jordbruksväxter. NordGen agerar som sekretariat för projektet Public-Private Partnership for Pre-breeding (PPP) som gör...

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